Russian grandfather refused EEA Family Permit
A recent arresting headline in The Independent online said: “Man refused UK visa to visit newborn grandson because he did
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Business Start-Up/Entrepreneur Visas
As we explained in the Summer 2018 Immigration Summary, the Home Secretary has announced a new business “start-up” visa. It
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Dual British/European nationality – still not always easy
Some while ago in 2017 the CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union) made a favourable decision about European/British
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Tier 2 scheme under pressure/doctors and nurses
The Tier 2 immigration scheme, whatever else it might have achieved, has certainly achieved a degree of complexity. The scheme
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Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer Visa
We recently wrote (“Home Office Discretion and Chess Players”) about a young chess-playing prodigy whose father was allowed, outside the
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EU Settlement Scheme – New Immigration Rules
One of the fascinating intricacies of immigration law in this country is that different parts of the law are found
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Home Office Discretion and Chess Players
Actual practice shows us that sometimes the Home Office has to exercise discretion in its decision-making. To take a simple
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Home Office – abuse of power – the courts
In the UK, as in other countries, Government agencies sometimes act unfairly and make unfair decisions. But we have an
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How many days can you stay outside the UK? – Settlement and British Citizenship
This is a question which often arises in the field of immigration. In previous articles we explained about the rather
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